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The Old Lock Up Art Gallery

19 The Hill | Swifts Hollow, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RF, England
+44 7927 128989
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A Fabulous Gallery

A unique and beautiful gallery space, showing a consistently high standard of contemporary art. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
swseanwiliams
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Historic heritage combined with Contemporary Art Quite a find

Fabulous contemporary gallery displaying some of the UKs leading modern visual art and ceramics... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
RuthGrayImages
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Belper, United Kingdom
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Contemporary Art Gallery - selling fine art & ceramics. Opened July 2017. The Old Lock Up Gallery is situated within a beautiful stone building, built in the 1700’s, in the beautiful and historic Derbyshire village of Cromford. The building itself is steeped in history – as it was owned by Sir Richard Arkwright and used as the village jail, one of the first of it’s kind in the country.
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“on display” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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19 The Hill | Swifts Hollow, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique and beautiful gallery space, showing a consistently high standard of contemporary art. It is a bonus that Cromford is such a picturesque an interesting place. I would highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Fabulous contemporary gallery displaying some of the UKs leading modern visual art and ceramics, set within an historic Old Lock Up!

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Rachael P, Owner at The Old Lock Up Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks - we’re glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Gallery is a little gem; a beautiful space which enables reflective and contemplative viewing of the fine contemporary art and crafts on display. The curation and display of the works show a sensitivity and understanding of display and relational context of art works.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely space with some interesting ceramics and art on display. Be careful on the steps. Not suitable for those with mobility problems.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The first thing that you need to do is find the place, which is not easy if you don't know the area. We parked the car near to Arkwrights Mill and walked from there. The Old Lock Up is an old stone building and is...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Lovely gallery on the first floor of an old jailhouse with a refreshingly well put together selection of contemporary artworks. The ceramics on display were gorgeous, and the owner welcoming. Being able to get a cup of tea and a nice bit of cake there...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Welcoming owner explained the range of artwork on sale, which varied in style and composition. This included different styles of paintings, prints and sculptures, plus jewellery and furnishings. Varying in price there are pieces available to suit all budgets. Worth a visit.

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